Friday, August 23, 2019

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 8/23/19

Here are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my PLN. As a teacher, I feel we have to keep up to date concerning research in our field and current issues in the education system. I hope some of these inspire you, inform you, and even have you asking questions. Thank you for coming by and visiting!

Note: Each resource is labeled with a level and subject area to make it easier to use.

Levels:  E: Elementary; M: Middle; H: High; G: General, all levels; SN: Special Needs; T: Teachers

Subject Areas: LA: Language Arts, English, Reading, Writing; M: Math; S: Science; Health; SS: Social Studies, Current Events; FA: Fine Arts; Music, Art, Drama; FL: Foreign Language; PE: Physical Ed; C: Career; A: All

10 Cybersecurity Lessons to Teach Kids – “Whether you’re the parent of a Girl Scout who is working toward the cybersecurity badge or want to teach your daughter about the importance of cybersecurity, we have tips and tricks to help you teach them how computers work and how to stay safe online. Each lesson also includes an activity that should be suitable for all ages.” (L:G;SA:A)

56 Simple Printable Conversation Starters to Teach Kids About Money – “Money management is an essential life skill that takes time and patience to master. That’s why it’s important for parents to instill basic financial concepts in their children at a young age. By teaching your kids about the fundamentals of money and finances, you can establish a solid financial foundation that positions your children to be successful later in life.” (L:M,SS;SA: E,M)

Where on Google Earth is Carmen Sandiego? – “To celebrate the global explorer in all of us, today we’re introducing The Crown Jewels Caper, the first in a series of Carmen Sandiego games in Google Earth. Created in collaboration with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the home of Carmen Sandiego, our game is an homage to the original. It’s for all those gumshoes who grew up with the chase, and for the next generation feeling that geography itch for the first time.” (L:G;SA:A)

ProProf’s Brain Games “Create or play exciting online puzzles and mind games.” (L:G;SA:A)

Ict Games – “Welcome to the tablet and desktop friendly page. Here you'll find free educational games aimed at children between 5 and 8 years old.”

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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